Filed in Parcel Express
Sunday, February 01, 2015
Our parcel experts take a deep dive into the marketplace and explore potential changes in service, the ongoing impact of e-commerce, and, of course, ever-rising rates that are projected to hit their highest levels ever this year.
Recently, I had to stop at my post office and get a signature before moving my mailbox about 60 feet down the street. I brought along photos so that the postmaster didn’t have to drive out and survey the area. She was agreeable, but requested that my neighbors and I get bigger mailboxes.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Our distinguished trio of analysts provides insight into current parcel market trends and suggests that now, more than ever, high-volume parcel shippers need to carefully vet their providers, comparison shop, and match service levels to actual needs.
Friday, February 01, 2013
In early January, the United States Postal Service (USPS) called on Congress for postal legislation in an effort to become solvent—a statement the comes on the heels of the USPS saying that it many not be able to wait for Congress to act.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
While transportation and logistics bellwethers UPS and FedEx are well-established in all corners of the world, one area where their presences could be even greater felt is China.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said yesterday it has invested $47 million to expand its Americas hub facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport (CVG) in an effort to meet the growing needs of its international shipping customers.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
The first quarter of the fiscal year 2012 continued where fiscal year 2011 ended for the United States Postal Service—with a significant loss.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
While it has only been a few months since Seattle-based EquaShip made its entrance into the parcel sector marketplace, the company appears to be highly committed to making itself a cost-efficient alternative for shippers that traditionally turn to the parcel duopoly of FedEx and UPS.
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Sunday, January 01, 2012
Our distinguished panel tells shippers to expect to pay more for parcel services, be on the lookout for competition among existing carriers, and keep your eyes open for new regional entrants.